Focus and xftaskbar problems

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Sat Jan 25 19:55:36 CET 2003

Hi Mickael,

On Sat, 2003-01-25 at 19:05, Michael Jakl wrote:
> is it possible to focus an window (preferable the last I've been working
> in) after changing the workspace? By now the xftaskbar (or the panel) gets 
> the focus.
> I think it would increase the usability...

Well that's already the case if you use Alt+Left/Right to switch between
workspaces. But, when you click on the taskbat/panel, that click gives
focus to the panel/taskbar, so it's a "normal behaviour"...

> Second question:
> I'm running xmms with the playlist editor open. Whenever I minimize xmms
> both get minimized --> ok! But when I click on the button in the
> xftaskbar only the playlist opens. After that I've to close the playlist
> and click (again) on the button in the xftaskbar.
> As far as I can remember, this "problem" didn't occure with a previous
> version of the taskbar (I guess around 10.01.2003).

That makes sense. The fix occurs in xfwm4 though (so that it works with
GNOME panel too)

Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at>

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